Scientific name:Lactarius romagnesii Bon 1979 Synonyms:Species Fungorum 19.06.2015: Lactarius fuliginosus f. speciosus J.E. Lange 1928 Lactarius picinus var. speciosus (J.E. Lange) Romagn. 1949 Lactarius ruginosus var. speciosus (J.E. Lange) A. Favre 2008 Lactarius speciosus (J.E. Lange) Romagn. 1957 Habit of Growth:
Mushroom is not protected Trees: Fagus (Beech)d0d0d0d0d0
Cap: 4,5-8 cm across, young convex, later flattened, with indented center, sometimes also with a hump, old funnel-shaped, wavy, smooth surface, dull, young tobacco brown, later light ocher stained, margin smooth and striate.
Hymenophore: first cream, later yellow ocher, notched, only few forked.
Spore print: ocher
Spore: globose to subglobose, 7,1-9,3 x 6,7-8,6 μm, ornament, with few warts and ribs, which are only sparsely net-like connected.
Stem: 3-8 x 1-2,5 cm, cylindrical, base often tapered, full, soon hollow, smooth surface, smoky brown, base and on top mostly lighter to whitish.
Flesh: cream, if cut after few hours pink to salmon red, odor slightly spicy, taste acrid. Milk: white, with no flesh kontakt unchangeable, mild.
Habitat: solitary to gregarious in beech forests, on neutral to base and nutrient rich soils. Rare. Summer-fall.